Joined: September 16, 2009

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Re: “hone in” vs. “home in”  •  October 6, 2011, 11:34pm  •  0 vote

@Hairy Scot: don't confuse me for their defender. I'm just stating the fact... I'm not in the position to judge the evolution for the direction its taking, either.

Re: “hone in” vs. “home in”  •  October 6, 2011, 5:03am  •  3 votes

Let's get back to your original question: why does sports media persist in the use of the phrase “hone in” instead of “home in”? Because they can. Because nobody cared/cares about this, and some

Re: “hone in” vs. “home in”  •  October 5, 2011, 11:59am  •  1 vote

well... If you consider a phenomenon known since 1965 to be "traditional", traditionally, a missile hones in on a target.

Re: Rules for -ise and -ize  •  March 7, 2011, 6:15am  •  0 vote

I thought the rule was rather about the language being American English vs. British English...

Re: Loose = Lose?  •  September 16, 2009, 3:13pm  •  0 vote

well, I believe the reasons behind this phenomenon (which I have been observing at least for 5 years now) to be, primarily, laziness, ignorance, and mispronunciation. Universal availability of the In